Morrisons ditches MBL

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Ian Balshaws knee meets Rory Lamonts face

first_imgSunday Mar 9, 2008 Ian Balshaws knee meets Rory Lamonts face The Calcutta Cup has gone to Scotland after they achieved a historic victory over arch enemies England on the weekend.It came with a price though, as Scotland winger Rory Lamont will miss his side’s final Six Nations match against Italy after sustaining a facial fracture after this unfortunate collision.Lamont was taken off on a stretcher after colliding with Iain Balshaw in the first half at Murrayfield. The collision was purely accidental after both players slid in for the ball. The impact was such that even Balshaw had a pretty sore knee afterwards.Lamont was released from hospital on Saturday but team doctor James Robson said the injury may need surgery.“Rory has made good progress from his concussion but scans revealed he does have a facial fracture,” said Robson.Congrats to Scotland for a hard fought win, but for England, where to now? 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Final round of the Gallagher Premiership hit by a second match cancellation The final round of the Premiership lost the Worcester-Gloucester match on Tuesday and now Bristol versus London Irish is off. Ian Balshaws knee meets Rory Lamonts face | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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Chimney House / Atelier DAU

first_img Photographs “COPY” Save this picture!© Tom Ferguson+ 12Curated by Paula Pintos Share Manufacturers: Jansen, Louis Poulsen, FRANKE, Fisher & Paykel, Miele, Mutina, Nemetschek, Qasair, Villeroy & Boch, Zucchetti, Casa Systems Roofing, Vintec Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description CopyHouses•Sydney, Australia Australia Grosser Constructions Projects Architects: Atelier DAU Year Completion year of this architecture project Chimney House / Atelier DAUSave this projectSaveChimney House / Atelier DAU ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/935453/chimney-house-atelier-dau Clipboard Houses ArchDaily Photographs:  Tom Ferguson Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” 2018 Chimney House / Atelier DAU Year:  Engineering:Tall Ideas EngineeringConsultants:Bartolo Brass, Technical Roofing & CladdingCity:SydneyCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Tom FergusonText description provided by the architects. This inner city site proposed enormous potential given its generous width granted via the vacant block within its title. In addition to a rear expansion and thorough renovation within the existing terrace home, a new single garage with a self-contained apartment above it now flanks the property, concealed behind a custom perforated bronze screen incorporating a garage door. This façade is designed as a flat graphic, allowing natural light to enter whilst maintaining privacy within. In tandem with the terrace’s heritage façade, it reads tonally as one consistent surface that will age gracefully.Save this picture!© Tom FergusonCapitalising on the double width of the site behind the garage’s far wall and expansion of the existing property’s rear footprint enabled the creation of a conjoined spacious living and dining area with a fireplace, plus a large eat-in kitchen. The high walls and fluid floor space enable the clients’ extensive and eclectic collection of art to be exhibited without the pretense of a gallery-like white-cube space thanks to oversized glass pivot doors framing the paved courtyard.Save this picture!PlansEnergising the terrace’s orthogonal geometries is the organic nature of the curved central stair with a steel plate balustrade. Another is the selection of ceramic floor tiles. A bold diagonal graphic is carried through several rooms and unites them with a continuous pattern, granting the illusion of expanding space (a motif subtly integrated upon the garage door).Save this picture!© Tom FergusonProject gallerySee allShow lessSoftcom Head Office / Micdee DesignsSelected ProjectsStudhorse / Olson Kundig ArchitectsSelected Projects Share Builder: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/935453/chimney-house-atelier-dau Clipboard CopyAbout this officeAtelier DAUOffice•••#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSydneyOn FacebookAustraliaPublished on March 14, 2020Cite: “Chimney House / Atelier DAU” 14 Mar 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Fundraising jobs board to cut recruitment costs and support diversity in recruitment

first_img A new fundraising jobs board launches today from social enterprise GoodJobs. The site aims to help charities by offering low-cost job advertising and to boost diversity and inclusion in the recruitment of fundraisers to strengthen the broader charity sector.GoodJobs is focusing on providing charities with a single annual subscription fee that will let them post an unlimited number of their fundraising vacancies during the year. Subscriptions are intentionally low-cost to help charities reduce their recruitment advertising costs, and to enable smaller charities to consider advertising on a broader scale than they might have done previously.Small charities’ annual subscriptions cost £120, with the largest charities paying £600. Indeed, for the very smallest charities, with an annual income of less than £150,000, there is no charge to use the service.GoodJobs FundThe site has been co-founded by three experienced fundraising sector consultants – Andrew Thomas of Charity Consultants, James Redhead, formerly of Prospecting for Gold, and UK Fundraising’s Director Howard Lake.They have pledged to donate 25% of profits to the GoodJobs Fund. This will distribute grants quarterly to support initiatives that are tackling equality, diversity and inclusion in fundraising recruitment and training.  406 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: GoodJobs recruitment Fundraising jobs board to cut recruitment costs and support diversity in recruitment Advertisement Recruitment adviceGoodJobs will be providing a range of support to charities looking to recruit their first ever fundraiser. In partnership with, Charity People, GoodJobs has compiled free toolkits for charities to help them recruit the ideal person and for fundraisers and volunteers to find their perfect job.Charity People will also be supporting a free advice line to offer further help to charities taking this important step.Co-founder Howard Lake said: “GoodJobs is a ground-breaking social enterprise, benefiting both smaller charities considering employing their first fundraiser and larger charities. The work involved to find the right person can be daunting: GoodJobs will help remove these barriers. Also, our GoodJobs Fund will play an important role in helping address the inclusion issues in charity fundraising recruitment and career development.”Ed Percival, MD of Charity People, added: “We’re all aware of both the acute shortage of fundraisers, and that the cost of recruitment can be prohibitive for many smaller charities. We are delighted to be able to support this initiative, both by providing our expertise and by advertising on the site. We are optimistic that the GoodJobs fund may help to increase the diversity of fundraisers.”center_img  405 total views,  2 views today Melanie May | 4 February 2020 | News About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1last_img read more

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Round two of Brazil elections

first_imgOct. 8 — The first round of elections in Brazil took place yesterday and, as expected, left the ultra-rightist Jair Bolsonaro facing the Workers Party (PT) candidate, Fernando Haddad, in the run-off election on Oct. 28.What was less expected from polling during the last week of the campaign was that Bolsonaro would come as close as he did to the 50 percent needed to win on the first round. He got 46 percent. Haddad, with 29.3 percent, finished a strong second, but was still far behind Bolsonaro.In terms of electoral politics, this leaves the Workers Party and their allies in an uphill battle in the three weeks before the second round. The PT needs to hold on to their votes and win nearly all the votes of the center, center-right and leftist parties. The other possibility is that the ultra-rightist candidate exposes his weaknesses on how his economic program will hurt workers and poor people who may have voted for him as a sign of protest.Brazil’s class struggle goes beyond electoral politics, so the Brazilian left must organize in the streets as well as for the voting booth.Left-wing coalitionFor the left, Haddad, a university teacher of Lebanese ancestry who was once mayor of Sao Paulo, is representing the PT. Running for vice president with Haddad is the candidate of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB), Manuela D’Ávila, a former youth leader. The PT, the PCdoB and the small Party of Social Order make up “The People Happy Again” coalition on the ballot.The first to bring the struggle to the streets were a half million to a million women and their supporters, who demonstrated in Brazilian cities large and small on Sept. 29, marching under the slogan #EleNão (not him, meaning not Bolsonaro).Ciro Gomes, candidate of the Democratic Labor Party (PDT), has already thrown his support to the #EleNão movement for the second turn.Guilherme Boulos, the leader of the Homeless Movement and candidate for the leftist Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL), wrote, “Now we will be in the streets to defeat fascism and elect the candidate who represents democracy on the second round: Fernando Haddad. #EleNão.” (Vermelho, Oct. 8)Cops, the political section of the military and many members of the evangelical churches — about a quarter of Brazil’s population — support Bolsonaro’s candidacy. Winning the election for the PT is an important goal, but it is only the first step to defending the Brazilian working class and all the oppressed. It is only the first step in defending democratic rights.Who is Bolsonaro?The ultra-right candidate, a former army captain who served seven terms in the National Assembly with little accomplishment, has said he supported Brazil’s 1964-85 military dictatorship. He openly rants against women, LGBTQ people, Indigenous people, Venezuelans and other immigrants, and calls for more open cop and army violence against alleged criminals in the poor neighborhoods,  the favelas, in the big cities like Rio de Janeiro.Bolsonaro runs for the newly formed Social Liberal Party. His vice presidential candidate is Gen. Antônio Mourão, a former general in the Brazilian Army. As could be expected, he too is pro-militarist. While Bolsonaro was not the favorite candidate of Brazil’s big bourgeoisie, they hate the Workers Party more.Brazil’s super-rich ruling class tolerated the first PT governments under Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva (2003-11) in a period of unprecedented prosperity. At that time the PT passed laws aiding tens of millions of Brazil’s very poor. Once the price of raw materials collapsed, and the economy shrunk, this ruling class has waged a vicious austerity offensive against all of Brazil’s working people.The right wing first impeached and removed PT President Dilma Rousseff from office with a parliamentary coup in 2016. The succeeding government of current President Michel Temer started rolling back the social security programs.They have especially attacked Brazilians of African descent — who are half the population — and the remaining Indigenous peoples. They have also attacked women’s rights on the job and elsewhere and increased persecution of LGBTQ people, even before Bolsonaro’s rhetoric took it a few steps further.When it became apparent earlier this year that Lula was the leading candidate in the presidential election and might well win, the judiciary framed him to keep him in jail and off the ballot. The media giant O Globo kept up a continual campaign against the PT and its leaders and railed against “delinquency” in the poor neighborhoods, while it attacked “corruption” of all politicians.U.S. imperialism has been lined up with those in Brazil who want to remove the PT from office and keep them out.While O Globo did not support Bolsonaro — his supporters even attacked O Globo reporters for alleged “fake news” — its attacks on the PT fertilized the ground for his fascist-type campaign. He has been compared to Donald Trump or Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines. There was a report that ultra-rightist publicist Steve Bannon aided his election campaign.Bolsonaro was stabbed while campaigning on Sept. 6 and apparently barely escaped with his life. This may have actually helped his campaign as he avoided all debates where he might expose his own weaknesses. Instead he played the outsider and wound up in first place. The struggle continues.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Comment Period Closes with Strong Show of Support for Enlist

first_img Previous articleFarmers Becoming BloggersNext articleSeed Treatment Could End SDS Impact Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter By Gary Truitt – Mar 12, 2014 Facebook Twitter Comment Period Closes with Strong Show of Support for Enlist SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Comment Period Closes with Strong Show of Support for Enlist SHARE  Voices from across American agriculture have united in strong support of new technology they say is urgently needed for the nation’s farms. Farmers, weed scientists, specialty crop growers, members of Congress, state legislators and the public provided comments and more than 15,000 petition signatures to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in support of Enlist corn and soybeans. USDA has now closed its comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Enlist corn and soybean traits. The comment period for the Enlist DEIS drew very high support numbers—among the highest in recent history for a new biotechnology product. USDA also held a virtual public meeting on Jan. 29 for the Enlist corn and soybean traits, during which growers, representatives from state agribusiness councils and a university scientist testified in support of the technology. “The agricultural community simply must be engaged when it comes to advocating for new technology,” says Alan Kemper, former president, American Soybean Association. “This show of support for Enlist is extraordinary, and it’s exactly what we need if American farmers are to have the tools we need to steward our land for generations to come.” USDA produced an extensive Draft EIS document with a well-supported environmental evaluation of the Enlist corn and soybean traits. It also considered existing farming practices and several potential alternatives. USDA noted in the DEIS that its Preferred Alternative is to approve Enlist corn and soybean crops.  “We appreciate the significant effort from USDA to produce this comprehensive review of the Enlist corn and soybean traits,” says Antonio Galindez, president and CEO, Dow AgroSciences. “The conclusion of this comment period marks an important milestone for Enlist. We’re one step closer to helping American farmers solve the tremendous challenge they’re facing to control weeds.”In his comment to USDA, Stanley Culpepper, Ph.D., weed scientist, University of Georgia, articulated the need for new weed control tools and the role Enlist will play. “The use of 2,4-D to assist in the management of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth would have instant and monumental impact in cotton and soybean production,” he said.Thousands of farmers also wrote letters of support or signed petitions. A coalition of eight growers representing Indiana, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and Ohio submitted a joint letter to USDA. While their weed control challenges, cultural practices, and operations range in size and scope, the growers were fully aligned in expressing why USDA’s deregulation of Enlist is critical to modern agriculture. “Technologies such as Enlist will allow us to continue to provide the safe and abundant food supply that this country and the world ask us to produce,” the eight-grower coalition said in their comment. “And to do so using environmentally friendly practices that allow us to continue the conservation practices we value … which protect our vital soil and water resources.”A preliminary review of comments posted to the docket thus far indicate no new questions have been raised that haven’t been addressed in the DEIS or the environmental assessments previously conducted by USDA on the Enlist corn and soybean traits. USDA is expected to review the comments it has received in the coming weeks, then will issue a Final Environmental Impact Statement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will open a comment period for Enlist Duo™ herbicide in the coming weeks.Pending regulatory approvals, Dow AgroSciences expects to launch Enlist corn and soybeans in 2015, with cotton to follow.last_img read more

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First provost candidate scheduled to attend on-campus open forum

first_imgprintThe first of three candidates vying to be the next provost will visit campus Thursday and answer questions during an open forum.Dr. David Perlmutter, academic dean of the College of Media and Communication and semi-finalist for provost. Photo via Texas Tech University.Dr. David Perlmutter, one of the candidates, is dean of the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University (TTU).During his five-year tenure as dean at Tech, Perlmutter has been credited with helping to launch the fastest growing online graduate program in Tech’s history.The College of Media and Communication has had the highest retention rate of all undergraduate-serving colleges at TTU, with a one-year rate of 84 percent, according to TTU.He also instituted efforts to increase faculty diversity. In fall 2013, underrepresented minorities accounted for 13 percent of faculty and this fall they accounted for 21 percent. He was also awarded the TTU’s President Excellence in Gender Equity Award in 2018.According to Texas Tech’s most recent administrative accountability report, Perlmutter earned $225,480 in the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31.In 2017, Provost Nowell Donovan, who is stepping down in the Spring, earned $648,319, with an additional bonus of $69,561, according to TCU’s 2017 990 filing with the IRS.The Chancellor’s Chief of Staff, Jean Mrasek, said those attending the forum will be asked to bring their TCU I.D. to register for attendance and provide electronic feedback afterward.The electronic feedback will allow attendees to check whether or not they recommend the candidate for provost and rate various aspects such as academic mission, leadership and diversity and inclusion, said Mrasek.The open forum will be held in the Brown-Lupton University Union auditorium on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.The second candidate is scheduled to visit campus on Wednesday, Nov. 28; the third is set for Monday, Dec. 3. Twitter TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Oscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/ TCU Faculty Assembly may be one step closer to DEI vote Oscar Hernandez was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX. He is a third-year journalism major with a minor in Spanish. DEI proposal prompts civil discourse ReddIt Oscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/ Previous articleListen: Ball Don’t Lie: Melo DramaNext articleInstagram connects TCU linebacker and local eighth grader Oscar Hernandez RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Oscar Hernandez Oscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/ The open forum will be held in the Brown-Lupton University Union auditorium. Photo via TCU. Welcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution #JoltTheVote: A new group encourages political engagement Linkedin Facebook Twitter TCU Faculty voting on secret DEI ballot + posts Linkedin Facebook Oscar Hernandezhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/oscar-hernandez/last_img read more

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Pasadena Schools Have Framework for Reopening

first_imgEducation Pasadena Schools Have Framework for Reopening LA County Office of Education report details procedures to get students back on campus By ARON BENDER Published on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 3:51 pm faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Community News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  The Los Angeles County Office of Education has released a 43-page guidance for schools to reopen in August, including limiting class sizes, scheduling hand-washing time, and having students eat their lunches at their desks.The framework was developed by a task force of dozens of LACOE representatives and district superintendents, none of whom was from Pasadena.“We want to make sure that we are transparent, that districts are taking this information back to their communities, engaging their union partners, their parents and other stakeholders, so that everybody has a voice and knows exactly what to expect when schools reopen in their area,” said LA County Superintendent of Schools, Debra Duardo.Task force recommendations included one-way hallways, staggering schedules, having students eat lunch at their desks, or end school days before lunch and “provide grab-and-go meals to eat at home.”Masks are required unless someone has a condition that precludes them from being able to wear one.Class sizes would also be limited.“A typical 960-square-foot classroom fits a teacher and 16 students when perimeter walls do not have obstructions, and 12 students when furniture and materials align along perimeter walls,” according to the LACOE report.“Our class sizes are under our contracts with our teacher’s union … which are based on our funding,” said Pasadena Unified School District Board Member Scott Phelps. “You would need more staff, requires more funding.”LACOE is going to leave the teaching method, such as a traditional setting involving all students and teachers in school, or a hybrid model that could have some kids on campus while others learn via Zoom or other software, up to the districts.The document LACOE provided Wednesday contains templates and checklists districts can use to determine what’s best for them. Schools start the process by determining whether they can control interactions, implement health and cleaning protocols, provide adequate staffing to monitor health, accommodate physical distancing in classrooms and common areas, provide transportation to and from campus, and provide food and nutrition services.If a school meets those requirements, and has also asked parents what instructional method they want, has mental health and behavior support services, and has trained teachers and staff to cope with emotional and mental health concerns, then the school can reopen with their chosen instructional method.If some or all of those requirements are not met, at full or lowered capacity, then distance learning is the only option.“We plan to continue this work through the summer to support schools as they prepare to welcome families back – virtually or in-person – this fall,” Duardo said in the report.Pasadena Unified, which said Tuesday it’s preparing to open schools Aug. 17, the original date students were scheduled to return from summer break, has yet to release results of a survey asking parents which instructional method they prefer: in-person, online, or a combination of the two.“Although we cannot determine what the public health conditions will be at that time, we are planning along two paths: the resumption of in-person instruction with protocols for physical distancing and safety, and the possibility of a resumption in distance learning with a continuum of learning alternatives for families,” PUSD Superintendent Brian McDonald said earlier in May. “As plans develop, we are committed to making this a collaborative process. Our decisions will continue to be guided by the local health situation and made in conjunction with local public health authorities.” Sam Brown says: EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Along the learning-from-home track, let’s open up some online learning for parents on best-practices, how best to help their children with school work, ideas for working parents (these are just ideas and should be picked-apart as people see issues to bring up) for instance: very small group meet ups for students to work together at a home where there is a volunteer parent, free internet for all pasadena residents with students and free computer for the student. There’s got to be a lot better ideas than mine, but would love to see more resources to support parents on supporting their students.center_img Subscribe HerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Special Beauty Tips That Make Indian Women So BeautifulHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAt 9 Years Old, This Young Girl Dazzled The World Of FashionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeauty Top of the News Community News Business News STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 102 recommended1 commentShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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PIL In Delhi HC Seeks CBI Probe Into Alleged Misappropriation Of Welfare Funds Meant For Building Construction Workers

first_imgNews UpdatesPIL In Delhi HC Seeks CBI Probe Into Alleged Misappropriation Of Welfare Funds Meant For Building Construction Workers Prabhati Nayak Mishra8 Jun 2020 7:51 AMShare This – xA PIL has been filed by an NGO before the Delhi High Court seeking CBI probe into an alleged misappropriation of Delhi Cess fund worth crores which is exclusively meant for benefit of the registered building and construction workers in the national capital. The petition has been filed by Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Smriti Sansthan (PDUSS), an NGO, which stated that Delhi Cess fund has…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginA PIL has been filed by an NGO before the Delhi High Court seeking CBI probe into an alleged misappropriation of Delhi Cess fund worth crores which is exclusively meant for benefit of the registered building and construction workers in the national capital. The petition has been filed by Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Smriti Sansthan (PDUSS), an NGO, which stated that Delhi Cess fund has collected approximately Rs.3200/- crores. This is being managed by the Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (DBOCW Welfare Board) headed by the Minister of Labour, Govt. of NCT of Delhi. Filed through Advocates R Balaji and Yogesh Pachauri, the petition alleged that during COVID-19 lockdown, the Delhi Government had announced that Rs.5000/- per month will be transferred to the accounts of registered construction workers. “When the Volunteers of the Petitioner (NGO) made enquires with the migrant construction workers regarding the the relief, the workers revealed that none of them had received any amount from the government and they are not even aware about their entitlements and their registration as construction workers,”,  the PIL alleged. On this premise, the PIL sought for a CBI or an independent enquiry against the officials of the welfare board for allegedly misappropriating the welfare fund by committing bogus registration of lakhs of non construction workers as construction workers without any verification.   “Most of these bogus workers are security guards, Ola-Uber Taxi drivers, Factory & shop workers, auto & taxi drivers, house wife, maids, tailors and barbers etc. It is very shocking that how these irregularities & loot are happening by Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board (DBOCW Welfare Board) headed by the Minister of Labour, Govt. of NCT of Delhi who is also the Chairman of Board”, the plea stated.The petition added : “Further, these bogus registrations were carried out on the recommendations & certification of 80-90 Unions which were registered recently in last 4-5 years. These Unions are illegally charging Rs.500-1000 for each fraudulent registration with the help of 150 outsourced staff of M/s. ICSIL Okhla, New Delhi (outsourced company) recruited by the above construction Board of Delhi. On Monday, the plea was listed before a single judge bench of Justice VK Rao, which now referred it to a Division Bench and listed the matter for further hearing of the PIL on June 16. Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more

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Allahabad HC Asks UP Govt To Explain Closing Of Hospitals For Non-Covid Patients [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesAllahabad HC Asks UP Govt To Explain Closing Of Hospitals For Non-Covid Patients [Read Order] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK15 Jun 2020 9:55 PMShare This – xThe Allahabad High Court on Monday asked the Government of UP to its reply on a plea filed by the All India People Front, challenging its decision to restrict all the Government Hospitals, Private Hospitals and the Nursing Homes in the State from opening the OPD and treating the non-COVID patients. A division bench of Justice Pankaj Mittal and Justice Yashwant Verma observed that…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Allahabad High Court on Monday asked the Government of UP to its reply on a plea filed by the All India People Front, challenging its decision to restrict all the Government Hospitals, Private Hospitals and the Nursing Homes in the State from opening the OPD and treating the non-COVID patients. A division bench of Justice Pankaj Mittal and Justice Yashwant Verma observed that people are dying because they are unable to get proper treatment due to closure of OPDs and therefore directed the AAG to seek instructions on the matter. During the course of hearing, the court asked the Respondents to explain how OPD of private hospitals could be closed. The court also asked the Chief Medical Officer, Allahabad to re-consider the position before the next date of hearing, i.e. June 18, 2020.”Manish Goyal learned Additional Advocate General is directed to seek instructions as to the present state of affairs and about the viability of continuing with such restrictions.Sri Goyal may also consider if the State Government or the CMO would like to revisit the aforesaid guidelines contained in the two notifications,” the order reads. On March 31, 2020, the State Government had issued a notification whereby inter alia, the Government Hospitals, Private Hospitals and the Nursing Homes in the State were restricted from admitting “routine cases” in the OPD section and it was ordered that only “emergency cases” of non-Covid patients will be admitted thereon. The Petitioner-party had approached the High Court through Advocate Pranjal Shukla, stating that since the disease is likely to stay with us until a vaccine is discovered, it is necessary to have a separate set up/ infrastructure for treatment of corona cases. It had therefore requested that the Government notification be quashed to the above extent and the state be directed to create separate infrastructure for treatment of corona patients and to resume the facilities for treatment of non-Covid patients, by opening of OPDs for “routine cases”. [Updated With Order]Click Here To Download OrderRead Order Next Storylast_img read more

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